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Beachfront holiday house in Valtos, Uig with stunning views.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Spacious holiday house with stunning views on the beautiful Valtos Peninsula. Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, cosy sitting room with wood-burning stove, 2 bathrooms, conservatory. 1 minute walk to beach and pier, with many other beautiful beaches within easy reach. Family and pet friendly, the house is perfect for bird watchers, nature lovers, beachcombers, sandcastle builders, kayakers and hardy swimmers!

Liona-Tuim is a much loved holiday home that has been in our family for over 40 years. Sitting just above the beach in the village of Valtos, the house provides the perfect base for exploring the beautiful area of Uig with its huge white sandy beaches, imposing mountains, and varied wildlife, as well as for further adventures such as boat trips to the islands or visits to the Standing Stones at Callanish, the Iron Age broch at Carloway or the Black House village at Gearrannan.

The house is comfortable and well equipped. Downstairs there is a cosy kitchen heated by a Rayburn stove (with an additional electric oven for the more conventional cook!), and including a fridge, dishwasher and bread maker. The round table seats 7 comfortably.

The sitting room has a wood burning stove, TV and DVD player together with a selection of games, puzzles and books for relaxing after a hard day's exploration.

A small study includes a desk and the Captain's Bunk - an old ship's bed popular with young nautical adventurers. Free wifi is provided but we recommend you use it for checking the weather forecast rather than catching up with work!

A conservatory which catches the evening sun, perfect for a cup of tea or something stronger while you read a book or play a game.

A downstairs shower room allows for post-beach clean ups, and a bright and spacious studio is perfect for playing games. The workshop has room for boots and coats and houses the washing machines, tumble dryer and freezer.

Upstairs there are three comfortable bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 twin) and a bathroom including a bath and power shower. All linens and towels are provided.

2 well-behaved dogs allowed for a small additional cleaning charge.

The house is approximately 5 miles from the well-stocked local community shop, which includes a post-office and petrol station. The town of Stornoway is a 45 minute drive away, and from here supermarket deliveries can be arranged.

More Details

Kate Pettifer
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
12 March, 2018

Why Kate Pettifer chose Isle of Lewis

Our parents bought Liona-Tuim when we were tiny children and all our childhood summers were spent in the house, playing on Valtos beach, sailing and kayaking around islands and catching fish for supper. After retirement our parents moved to the island full time, and spent 15 years living in Valtos and making Liona-Tuim the comfortable family home it has become. Over the years we have brought our own children to Liona-Tuim every summer and watched them discovering the magic of a holiday in the Scottish islands, as we did ourselves all those years ago! When our parents moved back to the mainland at the end of last year we became the proud new owners of Liona-Tuim, and are looking forward to many more years of adventures in Valtos.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis in Western Isles

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
For more information please visit www.valtosholidayhouse.co.uk or call +44 7711 884935


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Beachfront holiday house in Valtos, Uig with stunning views.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Fantabulistic !!!!

  • 5 of 5

House was fantastic had absolutly everything you could possibley need and more besides very comfortable beds Rayburn cooker kept the house toasty warm could not have had a better setting just a short stroll to the beach , the white sandy beaches are georgeus ,we went on a boat trip with Hebridean whale cruises which we would highly recomend and saw common dolphins, white beaked dolphins , minke whale, diving gannets ,puffins . A week is not long enough to explore all of Lewis and Harris so we will definatly be returning .

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It is a cost family home with everything you could ever need and right on the most amazing beach.

  • 5 of 5

It was so good, we will be booking it for 2 weeks next year. A real hidden gem of a house set in a location that continually takes your breath away.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review - we are delighted you had a good holiday. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon.
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Property was lovely photos didn't do it justice . Loved the beach and surrounding area

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The house was all that we expected and more. A fantastic location looking out onto a lovely beach.

  • 5 of 5

08/10/16 - 15/10/16 . A peaceful relaxing week with great weather, stunning beaches. The house was really great, warm and comfortable it catered for all our and the dog's needs. It was well stocked and with anything you needed. It must of been a great home to grow up in.There a good sized shop only 5 miles away. I would highly recommend this house and location.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house, great location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely warm and light house with everything one could require for a holiday. Located next to a beautiful sandy beach with great views from the house. We really enjoyed our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Valtos 9 - 16 July 2016

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely, well equipped and very handy for the beach and jetty.

The only issue that we had was that the Raeburn was at too high a setting when we arrived. I turned it down but the hot water remained very hot and when the young children were having a bath the hot water tap became dangerously hot.The hot water was so hot that I accidentally burned my finger when I ran the hot water without turning on the cold tap. I mention this more by way of a warning that this needs attention rather than an issue that spoiled our holiday because it didn't. Perhaps the thermostat for hot water needs attention.

The house was fantastic and we would like to go back again. Very comfortable and ideal for our holiday.I would recommend to others but would not want to lose a future booking as a consequence!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review - I am very glad you had such a great week in Liona-Tuim. I am very sorry though that you were burnt by the hot water, and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Unfortunately when the Rayburn is turned up high for long periods of time the water can get very hot. I have now posted notices at all the sinks and the bath to warn guests of this and also a reminder to leave the Rayburn turned down when not cooking. We will also ensure that it is turned low at all changeovers. Many thanks again, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Valtos in the future.
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Rental Basis:
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2018 rates
24 Mar 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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